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by Kath Filmer

Author: Kath Filmer
Subcategory: History & Criticism
Language: English
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan (October 1, 1992)
Category: Fiction and Literature
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Twentieth-Century Fantasists is a collection of essays which examine the way in which fantasy literature functions as cultural and social criticism. Essays on Tolkien, Le Guin, Angela Carter, .

Twentieth-Century Fantasists is a collection of essays which examine the way in which fantasy literature functions as cultural and social criticism. Lewis are included: and also works by William Burroughs, Ford Madox Ford, and Salman Rushdie are discussed. The book surveys the social and cultural changes of the twentieth century as reflected in the works of fantasy writers. Show all. About the authors. KATH FILMER teaches English at the University of Queensland.

Essays on Culture, Society and Belief in Twentieth-Century Mythopoeic Literature. Twentieth-Century Fantasists is a collection of essays which examine the way in which fantasy literature functions as cultural and social criticism.

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KATH FILMER teaches English at the University of Queensland. Lewis: Mask and Mirror. She is a poet, publishing regularly in Poetry Monash, a journalist, and a writer of short fiction.

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Twentieth-Century Fantasists: Essays on Culture, Society and Belief in Twentieth-Century Mythopoeic Literature (Hardback). Published by Palgrave MacMillan, United Kingdom (1992).

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You can change your ad preferences anytime. Twentieth century fantasists essays on culture, society and belief in twentieth-century mythopoeic literature. 2. Pub Date: 2014-01-14 ISBN-10 : 1349221287 ISBN-13 : 9781349221288 Author : Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan Twentieth-Century Fantasists is a collection of essays which examine the way in which fantasy literature functions as cultural and social criticism.

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Many of the developments and concerns of the twentieth century have been anticipated by the writers of fantasy fiction. In this collection of essays, Kath Filmer has gathered specialist writers who examine the works of J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, H. G. Wells, Ursula Le Guin and others, as works of social and cultural criticism.Essays in this book also deal with contemporary writers of fantasy - Angela Carter, Salman Rushdie, and children's writers Alan Garner and Madeleine L'Engle. Other essays focus upon sword and sorcery novels and the way in which elements of television news can be read as fantasy.This is a book for all those who read and enjoy fantasy, and who want to deepen their appreciation of favourite authors in the genre.